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    Dorval Airport, Montreal, Canada: Animated map shot Showing route & escort across Atlantic. LV B.O.A.C. Stratocruiser, Canopus, on tarmac. SCU Ditto. Angle V Princess Elizabeth & Duke of Edinburgh out of aircraft. LV Mass of press photogs. LV Princess Elizabeth & Duke of Edinburgh on last few steps - Princess greeted by Viscount Alexander, Gov: Gen: of Canada. SV Princess Elizabeth shakes hands with Viscount Alexander & Mr. St. Laurent, (Prime Minister of Canada) Duke of Edinburgh follows. GV Princess Elizabeth with Duke of Edinburgh, Viscount Alexander, Mr. St. Laurent & others towards, mass Press photogs. in b-g., also in f-g. with Royal Gun salute in b-g. SFV Crowd applaud, including kids look thru wire. SV Viscount, Alexander Princess & Duke & Mr. Laurent walk towards with officials. Angle V Royal Canadian Airforce Guard of Honour lined up. SCU Ditto. SCU Princess Elizabeth & Duke & R.C.A.F. Officer towards Guard of Honour. LV Princess & Duke & Officers inspect front line, Officer salutes flag. CU Type wearing Pith helmet. (Policeman) SV Princess receiving Salute from Officer after inspection. SCU Princess & Duke towards. LV Crowd, St. John's Ambulance man in front. LV Princess & Duke shake hands with crew of Canopus, Press photog. in picture, crowd in b-g. CBV Crew lined up Princess & Duke inspecting. SV Duke of Edinburgh & Princess Elizabeth with Air Hostess & crew, press photogs. & crowds in picture. SCU Crowd cheer behind wire fence. SCU R.C.A.F. Squad lined up with fixed bayonets, Royal car passes in rear. Closer V Royals in car moving away from airport, R.C.A.F. squad in f-g., crowd in rear. GV Crowd behind fence. St. John's Ambulance man in picture. TV Royal car arriving alongside train with Motor/Cycle escort, stops & door opened by 2 N.West Mounted Policemen. CU Mountie. SV Princess Elizabeth & Duke of Edinburgh towards. Angle V Princess & Duke climb onto platform & into rear compartment of train. GV Pan Crowd cheer. SCU Princess & Duke wave to crowd. GV Crowd. SCU Pan Princess & Duke
    of Edinburgh in rear compartment of train, wave as train away.

    ENGLAND: ROYAL TOUR OF CANADA. Queen & Princess Margaret bid midnight farewell to Princess Elizabeth & Duke of Edinburgh at London Airport. Montreal gives enthusiastic welcome to Royal visitors - an auspicious beginning to Canadian Tour. HEATH ROW, LONDON, ENGLAND ALL FOLLOWING SCENES ARE NIGHT SHOTS. GV Aircraft on tarmac surrounded by Newsreel & Press photogs. (Stratocruiser, Canopus) LV Queen Elizabeth & Princess Margaret arrive by car. SV Queen & Princess Margaret out of car. SV Princess Elizabeth & Duke of Edinburgh walk forward & shake hands with Officials. SV Crew lined up. SV Pan Princess Elizabeth, Duke of Edinburgh, Princess Margaret & Queen walk towards aircraft. LV Royals speaking to Officials alongside aircraft. SCU Ditto. GV Crowd lined up on aircraft. LV Queen mounting gangway into plane. SCU Queen going into aircraft followed by Sir Miles Thomas. SCU Royal Standard on aircraft. LV Princess Elizabeth, Princess Margaret & Duke of Edinburgh walk up gangway into aircraft. SCU Ditto, entering aircraft. GV Aircraft., with Newsreel & Press photogs. etc., SCU Queen & Princess Margaret leaving aircraft. STV Crowd. SV Princess Elizabeth waving to Queen from aircraft. GV Queen in f-g., waving to Princess. SV Door of aircraft being closed. LV Engines aircraft start up. Closer V Props revolving. SCU Princess Elizabeth waving from porthole of aircraft. SV Crowd waving. BV aircraft moving away into darkness along tarmac. SCU Queen & Princess Margaret listening & watching as aircraft takes off. (Have left this long as sound of take-off in unusual.)

    Royalty; Queen Elizabeth of Great Britain, the Queen Mother (1900- ), Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain (b. 1926, reigned 1952- ), Princess Margaret (Rose) of Great Britain, Countess of Snowdon (b. 1930), Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten) (b. 1921)


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